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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-22-2009, 07:51 PM Thread Starter
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Stock Rhino in mud?

How do these things do? I'm going to be borrowing one to go off-roading tomorrow, friday, and probably saturday. Going with a couple of also stock Rancher 4x4's and a Rubicon on 26x10 mudlites.

Will the Rhino be able to run with these smaller vehicles in mud and such? I've never driven a sideXside so I'm not sure how they compare. Not sure if I should kinda stay to the outside of what they go through, if my ride will handle it better, or what.

Anyway, thanks for any heads up on the mud-abillity and anything else i need to watch for, other than tipping, which I've heard can be a bit of an issue.
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Welcome to the site!! that rhino is going to surprise you, they will go almost anywhere,,,bring a toe rope just in case,

if you get stuck don't waste your time digging it out, you and your buddies just pick it up and set it over to the side a couple feet and then push and floor it!!! have fun bring beer!!!

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-22-2009, 09:43 PM Thread Starter
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bring beer? wait, i thought thats what the bed was FOR?

thanks for the input! i think this rhino i'm taking out has a winch on it, not positive but i'll be sure to bring some chain or something along.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-22-2011, 10:32 PM
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They do amazingly well actually. Granted they weigh a lot more than a standard ATV but the rhino's 4WD system is amazing. Last fall during deer season I took a friend of mine hunting and his friend and wife wanted to come along, well they had to ride in the bed of the rhino on the 25 mile trail we took which covered very rocky conditions, mud, and a couple of creek crossings, I was amazed with all the weight and absolutely no modifications that the rhino did 99% of its trip in 2WD only coming back out of the bottom of the trail did I have to use 4WD in a couple of spots because of the rocks and all of the weight, I think if I was by myself or just my friend with me we would have been fine in 2WD the whole way but I wasn't about to risk hurting someone coming back out of there so 4WD was selected and it drove out like nothing.

I have a winch for my rhino but the only use its received is operating my snow plow.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-24-2011, 02:26 AM
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welcome to the forum. I am new.
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